20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention

20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention

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Hands On Projects for Creative and Critical Thinking | Minds in Bloom

Hands On Projects for Creative and Critical Thinking

In this simple game, students stand up and the teacher (or leader) has them do five different movements in descending order. For example the teacher would say: "Do fivejumping jacks, spin around four times,

FREE 7 Creative and Critical Thinking Activities! Ready to Use

Creative and Critical Thinking: 7 Activities! Ready to Use FREE Here are seven fun higher level thinking activities to use with your students! Perfect for fast finishers during test season or all year long!

From Kathy Schrock - A Leader in Learning

Technology positive effects essay ideas This article includes everything you need for writing an interesting essay: Easy technology topics, or positive? Are children under, a negative effect?

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Proficiency (learning) scale bank for different subject areas! (Must register but it's quick and free). I'm copying and pasting these directly into my lesson plans. All grade levels, all subject areas.

Classroom Freebies: 7 Creative and Critical Thinking Printables

7 Creative and Critical Thinking Printables

Best Brain Teasers: Riddles For Kids

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My favorite four letter word in the world: F  R  E  E  A huge hug to all the talented teachers who take their own time to share their creativity w/others.

Exploring Nonfiction Text Features

Classroom Freebies, one of several sites created and managed by Charity Preston, is a site dedicated to stretching the budgets of classroom teachers. Preston describes it as "a site where teachers.

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There’s Something You Never Noticed About Fallout’s Vault Boy

This blog is a great source that discusses the importance of assessments.  Singapore's 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)

Common Core Standard: Third Grade Math Strategies

By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its tech-infused Future Schools, Singapore has become one of the top-scoring countries on the PISA tests.

Harvard Education Letter | 9 Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practice

Harvard Education Letter

4. Everyone ends up with the same thing. 5. There are no new questions that make everyone think. 6. It seems finished at the end of the class period.

Same goes for coaching. I went from inquiry-based science teacher to Christian life coach and still get to use the same skill set!